Rumored and Reported: The Latest on Major Label Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions

Rumored and Reported: The Latest on Major Label Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions

Terra Firma’s failed investment in EMI has set in motion a chain of events likely to spark major changes in the music industry. Warner is either buying and/or selling; BMG Rights Management is in the market for Warner/Chappell; and Sony and Universal are reportedly eyeing WMG. Here then is the latest:
Is Spotify Really Worth $1 Billion?

Is Spotify Really Worth $1 Billion?

Spotify, the critically lauded music streaming service awaiting what seems an interminable U.S. launch, is reportedly being valued at $1 billion dollars. Which begs the question, really?
Radiohead, 'The King of Limbs' and Music Business Acumen in 2011

Radiohead, 'The King of Limbs' and Music Business Acumen in 2011

With their newly self-released record "The King of Limbs," Radiohead once again shows they understand the music market place by beating the pirates, prioritizing serious fans and creating a social media surge -- all for an eight-song album.

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